Category: Whats On

Saved and Remade

BBC Two has commissioned Saved and Remade (20×30’, w/t) from Red Sky Productions, presented by Sabrina Grant. Saved and Remade (w/t) brings together the multiple skills of a team of expert craftspeople to help solve viewers’ conundrums of what to do with treasured but purposeless items. Host Sabrina Grant, herself no slouch in the upcycling department, will be […]


Here’s some news about a Blantyre lassie doing well in the world. Harriet Dalton formed British ska/reggae band, “Harriet” in 2020. With musicians from across the UK, they play their own original songs. Influenced by a ska and soul heritage, with a modern mix, the band are doing well and starting to be noticed. She’s […]

Higgins Golden Wedding

A special congratulations to James and Kathleen Higgins of Priory Bridge who are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary, today 4th July 2020. The couple should have been celebrating in Florida but instead will be at home in the garden. We hope this is a nice surprise for them. Congratulations from all the family!

The Naked Feedback Tour

Local band, ‘The Naked Feedback’ are putting on a fantastic travelling live show! The basic idea is The Naked Feedback giveback to the community. They will be performing for free, some popular hits and original music outside care homes and sheltered housing for the elderly to raise spirits and bring joy to the residents and […]

The Central Ghostbusters

Don’t be spooked is you see something strange in your neighbourhood tomorrow! The Central Ghostbusters will be in Blantyre tomorrow Wednesday 24th June 2020, walking around our streets to cheer up the community! Go over and say hi, socially distancing of course! Altogether now, “Who ya Gonna Call!?!”

Summer Solstice Tonight

Spring has ended, Summer is here. The summer solstice, otherwise known as the longest day of the year is here! Tonight at 10.43pm, the summer solstice will take us officially from Spring into Summer although seasonally, it’s often known as midsummer. It means from tomorrow, the nights will begin to get darker earlier again, tonight […]

Calderside Prom Blues

School kids have missed out on so much this last term and today, for many 6th year pupils, it was yet another reminder of that. Today, 4th June was supposed to be the Prom Night of Calderside Academy pupils and its true to say, due to its cancellation, there’s a few glum faces in Blantyre […]

Space X set for historic launch

Away from all talk of Coronavirus, here’s a story you may have missed this evening. Space X is set for a historic launch tonight, the first private company to take humans space. Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to launch two Nasa astronauts as part of the DEMO2, final test at 9.33pm tonight from Florida’s Kennedy Space […]